Jailbreak download and iOS software download
Welcome to the download section of iDownloadBlog. This page is the ultimate resource for every iOS firmware available, download links for jailbreak tools such as, Evasi0n, Absinthe, RedSn0w, etc, as well as links to some of our favorite softwares.
We do our best to keep this page up to date and we try to make it as comprehensive as possible. If something is missing, let us know and we’ll update the page accordingly.
Download iOS firmwares
Looking for a specific iOS firmware version? Chances are it is listed below. Just scroll to the desired device, and select the firmware version you want to download. We currently offer:
- iPhone firmware download links
- iPad firmware download links
- iPod touch firmware download links
- Apple TV firmware download links
Note that for a short period of time, Apple required iPod touch users to pay for a software upgrade, which is the reason why some of the older iPod touch firmware download links aren’t available.
iPhone firmware download
iPad software download
iPod software download
Apple TV software download
For legal reasons, we can’t list links to iOS beta firmwares, but a quick look up on your favorite search engine might put you in the right direction. If you think there is an error or simply something missing, feel free to contact us.
Download Jailbreak Tools
If you’re an avid iDownloadBlog reader, then you know we are all about jailbreaking! On top of our excellent coverage of everything jailbreak, including jailbreak apps and tweaks, we figured we should make it easy for you to quickly access to some of the most popular jailbreak tools available.
Pretty much every jailbreak tool ever released is available here for download. Obviously, some of them are outdated but we like to keep them here as legacy download links.
As always, please feel free to get in touch with us if you think we forgot something or if something is broken.
Checkra1n is a jailbreak tool by the checkra1n team based on the semi-tethered checkm8 bootrom exploit. This jailbreak cannot be patched with a software update and supports all A7-A11 devices including the iPhone 5s to the iPhone X and certain Apple TVs. Learn more about the checkra1n jailbreak.
- Download checkra1n at https://checkra.in
Download unc0ver for iOS 13
unc0ver is a jailbreak tool by the unc0ver Team that can liberate all devices running iOS 11, 12.0-12.4.1, and 13.0-13.5. Check out our coverage about the unc0ver jailbreak.
- Download unc0ver at https://github.com/pwn20wndstuff/Undecimus/releases/
Download Chimera for iOS 12
Chimera is a jailbreak tool by the Electra team that can liberate all devices running iOS 12.0-12.2. Read more about the Chimera jailbreak.
- Download Chimera at https://chimera.sh
Download Electra for iOS 11
Electra is a jailbreak tool by the Electra team that can liberate all devices running iOS 11.0-11.4.1. Check out all of our coverage concerning the Electra jailbreak.
- Download Electra at https://github.com/coolstar/electra-ipas/
Download Yalu for iOS 10
Yalu is a jailbreak tool by hacker Luca Todesco that can be used to pwn certain devices running iOS 10.0-10.2. See the rest of our Yalu jailbreak coverage to learn more.
- Download Yalu at https://yalu.qwertyoruiop.com/
Download Pangu for iOS 9
Pangu is a jailbreak tool released in October 2015 to jailbreak iOS 9, iOS 9.0.1, and iOS 9.0.2. You can download the latest version of Pangu below. Be sure to read our coverage about the Pangu jailbreak.
- Download Pangu at http://en.pangu.io
Download TaiG jailbreak for iOS 8
TaiG for iOS 8 was first released on November 29, 2014. Developed by the TaiG team, this jailbreak came roughly a month after Pangu released the first jailbreak for iOS 8.
- Download TaiG at http://taig.com/en/
Download PP 25 jailbreak for iOS 8
25 PP is a jailbreak tool from a Chinese team of hackers of which we know very little. This tool has the particularity of being the only one available to jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 on Mac. It is also available for iOS 8.4 on Windows.
Download Pangu for iOS 8
Pangu for iOS 8 was released on October 22, 2014. Developed by the Pangu Team, a group of hackers from China, this release of Pangu was the first jailbreak available for iOS 8.
- Download Pangu at http://en.pangu.io
Download Pangu for iOS 7
Pangu is a jailbreak tool released in June 2014 by the Pangu Team, a group of hackers from China. Very little is known so far about the Pangu Team. The Pangu jailbreak is the first jailbreak for iOS 7.1.x. You can download the latest version of Pangu below. Click here to read our coverage of the Pangu jailbreak.
- Download Pangu at http://en.pangu.io
Released by the evad3rs – a team comprised of pod2g, MuscleNerd, PlanetBeing, and Pimskeks – in December 2013 and it’s compatible with all iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad mini models running iOS 7.0 through 7.0.4. For more information about this tool, please make sure to check out our dedicated evasi0n7 page where you will find the latest developments as well as guides and tutorials.
Released by the evad3rs – a team comprised of pod2g, MuscleNerd, PlanetBeing, and Pimskeks – in February 2013, evasi0n has been a long-awaited jailbreak for the iPhone 5 and other iOS 6 devices. For those of you keeping score at home, it took the evad3rs 136 days to crack iOS 6.1 for the iPhone 5, compared to just 98 days for the iPhone 4S, 38 days for the iPhone 4, and just 14 days for the iPhone 3GS. Evasi0n is one the most simple jailbreak utilities available. It is an untethered jailbreak that works with all devices running iOS 6 to iOS 6.1. For more information about this tool, please make sure to check out our dedicated evasi0n page where you will find the latest developments as well as guides and tutorials.
p0sixspwn is a jailbreak utility developed by winocm, iH8sn0w, and SquiffyPwn. It is a tool for older devices running iOS 6.1.3 through iOS 6.1.5. It’s an untethered jailbreak and should work for any device running the aforementioned firmware.
Redsn0w is a jailbreak utility developed by the Dev-Team. Originally called QuickPWN, this jailbreak tool was quickly renamed, and has now become a household name for most jailbreakers. Unlike PwnageTool, RedSn0w works for both Mac and Windows, and is considered to be one of the most reliable jailbreaks by the whole community. For a complete rundown of this utility, including tutorials and videos, please refer to our dedicated RedSn0w page. You can also keep in touch with the latest RedSn0w news by following our dedicated RedSn0w tag page.
Absinthe is a userland jailbreak utility for many devices running iOS 5, 5.0.1 and 5.1, depending on the device (please refer to our jailbreak page for a compatibility list). This tool was first released on January 20, 2012, and is available as a standalone tool (Absinthe), a command line tool, and as part of a RedSn0w update. Although Absinthe hasn’t been updated for iOS 6 and above, you may want to refer to our dedicated Absinthe page for step by step tutorials and information about this utility.
PwnageTool is a Mac application developed by the iPhone Dev Team that allows you to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. PwnageTool allows you to create custom firmwares while preserving the baseband – a key component of an iPhone unlock – it is usually used by iPhone users who want to unlock their iPhones. PwnageTool was last updated to allow to jailbreak the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and iPod touch 2G, 3G, and 4G. Please refer to our dedicated PwnageTool page for complete information and compatibility list. You may also want to check our PwnageTool section that gathers all our tutorials and articles related to the utility.
Sn0wBreeze is a jailbreak utility developed by iOS hacker iH8sn0w, similar to PwnageTool, except it is only compatible with Windows. Just like PwnageTool, Sn0wBreeze will create a custom IPSW allowing you to preserve your baseband for a potential software unlock. Refer to our Sn0wBreeze section for the latest information about this tool as well as detailed tutorials on how to use it.
- Download Sn0wBreeze at https://github.com/iH8sn0w
Seas0nPass is a jailbreak utility solely dedicated to the Apple TV. By allowing you to create a custom IPSW firmware, Seas0nPass will provide you with an untethered jailbreak for your Apple TV. Make sure to check our dedicated Seas0nPass section to see what versions are supported and for full step by step tutorials about this utility.
GreenPois0n is a jailbreak tool developed by the Chronic Dev Team. GreenPois0n was originally written using two exploits: SHAtter (a bootrom exploit) as well as a userland kernel exploit provided by Comex to make the jailbreak untethered. Geohot later released another jailbreak (limera1n) using a different bootrom exploit on October 9th, 2010, which led to a delay in greenpois0n’s release in order to implement Geohot’s exploit and keep SHAtter for a future jailbreak.
Please refer to our GreenPois0n section for tutorials and more information about GreenPois0n.
LimeRa1n is a controversial jailbreak tool created by famous hacker GeoHot. It uses an undisclosed bootrom exploit and Comex’s Packet Filter Kernel Exploit to achieve an untethered jailbreak. Make sure to check out our LimeRa1n page to see what devices and firmware versions are supported.
- Download LimeRa1n at http://limera1n.com/
Other Jailbreak Tools
We cover many popular and less popular utilities on iDownloadBlog that all serve a specific purpose. For convenience purposes, all these tools will be listed below in alphabetical order. Please let us know if a link is broken and we will fix it asap.
iTunes: latest version
TinyUmbrella: download link